VillageReach Recruiter Jobs in South Africa

VillageReach Recruiter Jobs in South Africa

About Villagereach

VillageReach transforms health care delivery to reach everyone, so that each person has the health care needed to thrive. We develop solutions that improve equity and access to primary health care**.** This includes making sure products are available when and where they are needed and primary health care services are delivered to the most under-reached.

Radical collaboration with governments, the private sector and other partners strengthen our ability to scale and sustain these solutions. Our work increases access to quality health care for more than 70 million people in Africa. VillageReach in incorporated in Washington State and has offices in Seattle (USA), Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, and Mozambique.


The Recruiter, People is a new position to support and sustain VillageReach’s global growth and impact. This person will be an integral part of our small but mighty People Team as we build and strengthen our talent strategy. This member of our global People team is primarily responsible for managing VillageReach’s recruitment processes.

This individual will have experience successfully attracting, selecting, and matching high-quality talent to opportunities within VillageReach. The Recruiter will collaborate with various managers on regular basis to understand and proactively identify current and future hiring needs.

As a key contributor to our global talent strategy, this key member will have the opportunity to partner with hiring managers to design, refine and implement effective recruitment strategies. The ideal candidate understands and practices industry standards, is passionate and is well versed with using job boards, social networks and platforms to attract quality candidates while growing a strong talent pipeline.

He/she is deeply rooted in values of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) and thrives in a collaborative and distributed environment. This is a remote position with the individual residing in and eligible to work in a location where VillageReach has an established staff presence: DRC, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa or Tanzania.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

  • Pro-actively work with Talent Manager to manage and support full cycle recruitment, closely work with managers and leaders to understand current and future hiring needs.

  • Work with hiring managers to develop, refine and update job descriptions and advise on best sourcing strategies.

  • Responsible for publishing job adverts in various job boards, social networks and platforms

  • Monitor and apply HR recruiting best practices by utilizing knowledge of multiple recruiting sources and execute innovative strategies to source candidates.

  • Be a collaborator working closely with hiring managers on candidate screening processes and provide support in managing interviews, candidate assessments, background checks and closing processes.

  • Be a strong partner. Provide technical support to hiring managers on internal recruitment guidelines and market best practices and work
    closely with Talent Manager to provide coaching to managers.

  • In close working with the Talent Manager, ensure VillageReach annual hiring plan remains updated and act as the point of contact for VillageReach recruitment needs.

  • Stay abreast of recruiting analytics, build talent networks, monitor and identify new ways to source candidates to build and expand talent pools

  • Closely work with HR Officers to support country level recruitments.

  • Deliver an exceptional high-touch candidate experience, enhancing VillageReach’s brand as a ‘best work place’ by building influential candidate relationships during recruitment processes and active candidate sourcing initiatives.

  • Create and provide reports on time to fill, candidate diversity, hiring trends and other key recruitment reports

  • As a key member of the Human Resources Community of Practice at VillageReach, contribute content and resources to the community.

  • Other projects and duties as assigned.


    Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field

  • 2 – 4 years of experience in HR role, preferably in an international development or other global context.

  • 1 - 2 years demonstrated experience leading recruitment.

  • Relevant HR Recruiter certification will have added advantage.

  • Experience using ATS and HRIS systems. Fearless with technical systems. Ability to create and implement various sourcing strategies for recruitment for a variety of roles.

    Other Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) and comfortable in a fast-paced technical environment.

  • Proven success in conducting interviews using various methods (phone, video, email, in-person)

  • Familiarity with a variety of job boards.

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines, prioritize tasks and the ability to be agile in a dynamic and uncertain environment.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, a wide range of relationships with a variety of stakeholders

  • Good knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations both at the local and global level preferred

  • Established cultural competency in partnering with racial, cultural and linguistically diverse groups.

  • Comply with VillageReach’s COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires full vaccination for in-person work or travel.

  • Demonstrated understanding of challenges with working in rural, underserved and low-income context; experience living in and/or working in a low-income country a plus.

  • Fluency in verbal and written English required, French and/or Portuguese preferred.

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